GPapa

GPapa

Lives in United States WA, United States
Joined on Nov 26, 2005

GPapa's recent activity

  • While focusing on symmetry, contrast and focus I made adjustments which made the first edit bit too sensual for the age of the subject, at least for my taste. Normally, raising the apparent age of ...
  • Thanks for sharing. It is always interesting to see how other folks' photos render with this retouch workflow. However, at least in this case, I think she aged a bit in the transition. I was ...
  • In Photoshop Elements 11, Filter > Sketch > Graphic Novel . . .
  • Perhaps the secret is refrigeration. Thanks for all the comments. This one did turn out very well. That's why I couldn't resist sharing it. Here is a pretty good file of the original for anyone ...
  • The link below is to a brief summary of the steps I take when setting one of these up. http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/40459360 There are many ways to skin the cat here but the instructions ...
  • I'm still not sure which I like best. Some of them seem to look better with color and some look better with just the black and white. Have a nice weekend. It is 70 degrees and sunny here today, ...
  • Meant to post this over in the Retouch forum. It didn't show up so I posted it again. Now I know where the first one landed. Thanks for the comment though. The link below is to a brief summary of ...
  • Friend of my grand daughter’s child at a very cold softball game.
  • I can see this in my mind. I will give it a try. Thank you for the introduction.
  • Friend of my grand daughter’s child at a very cold softball game. Just sharing. Comment if you wish.
  • This shot, of this time in your relationship with your daughter, is definitely a keeper and I think you will be looking back at this one 20 years from now. It might even bring a tear to your eye. ...
  • Replied in Great Shot!
    Keep shooting those honest facial expressions. When he gets into his teens he will have perfected his "face" in the mirror and that will pretty much be all you get, unless you can sneak up on him ...
  • Thanks to daRRski for permission to share these highkey renditions of one of his photos with the forum. Very nice portraits and a great subject.
  • And yes it is a nice one. Thanks for participating.
  • By the way thanks to all of you who took the time to post your work. Sadie was a bit embarrassed by all the complements, but mostly by my telling the story about her being tossed out of the car. ...
  • I think I've got something in the neighborhood o 200,000 photos, not counting the ones I have discarded.
  • I just now noticed your suggestion about Ray's smudge techniques. Those really are great. I've considered giving it a try because I admire his work so much. So far I'm kind of a one trick pony. ...
  • Replied in Work Flow
    I wrote up a rough set of guidelines some time ago. You can find it here. http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/40459360 More recently I started blending in a layer using the Graphic Novel Filter to ...
  • Thanks. Yes, I would like to see some creativity.
  • While reorganizing files I came across these photos of one of my granddaughters from a couple of years ago. I did a PhogArt rendition of them which I share here. I remember a time, more than a ...
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